LIVE: Escaped monkey FOUND and seen in Scottish highlands using thermal drone

Live Monkey Escape in scotland image
(Image credit: BH Wildlife)

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, RZSS, found itself in need of a helping hand when it lost a Japanese Macaque monkey. This famous breed – known for their cheeky grins – are used to living in the north and the cold, but one was clearly cunning enough to escape the enclosure at Highland Wildlife Park near Inverness in Scotland.

UPDATE 13:39: It has now been reported that the missing monkey has been tranquilised, ending the five-day hunt.

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